Graduate Certificate of Professional Communication
Communication is key
Great companies need great communicators. Effective communication is essential in any organisation and a skill which employers highly value. USQ’s Graduate Certificate of Professional Communication will place you in an excellent position to further your career in your chosen industry. You will be equipped with the skills and strategies to navigate the broad range of context which today’s writing requires. You will develop your research and writing skills to be able to generate and manage clear, consistent content for many different audiences.
After completing the Graduate Certificate of Professional Communication, you have the option to take the credit from your studies and go on to complete the Graduate Diploma of Business (Professional Communication), Master of Arts (Corporate Communication) or Master of Business and Innovation (Professional Communication).
How much will it cost?
Approximate annual costs1 for your first year of study (4 units) in this program are:
|Domestic full fee paying||AUD 10040|
Loan to help you pay your fees
You may not have to pay your course (subject) fees upfront. HECS-HELP allows you to defer your fees until your income reaches a certain level.
You may also be eligible to receive financial support from Centrelink.
Scholarships and financial assistance
You may be able to apply for scholarships to help with your study costs.
- Completion of an Australian university Bachelor degree in any area, or equivalent.
- A minimum of five years’ professional work experience, or equivalent.
English Language Requirements
You are required to satisfy the applicable English language requirements. This program requires a minimum of IELTS 6.5 or equivalent.
If you do not meet the English language requirements you may apply to study a University-approved English language program.
A number of other pathways are also available if you haven't been able to study previously or don't meet the requirements for entry into your program of interest.
How to apply
Applying directly to USQ:
- Semester 1, 2019 - applications close Friday 1 March, with semester 1 commencing on Monday 25 February 2019.
- Semester 2, 2019 - applications close Monday 1 July, with semester 2 commencing on Monday 15 July 2019.